Search

Andrew W.

Albany, NY

$45/hour

Blues, Rock, Jazz, Classical Guitar...and History!

In-person lessons

$45/Hour


Send a message explaining your needs and Andrew will reply soon.

Response time:

Contact Andrew

The College of Saint Rose
History
University at Albany
Master's
Berklee School of Music
Enrolled

Education

The College of Saint Rose (History)

University at Albany (Master's)

Berklee School of Music (Enrolled)

About Andrew

I have a lot of experience teaching (tutoring) in guitar. I help you set clearly defined goals and objectives. Then I help you get there. The setting of goals is important because then we can work together toward them. There are milestones on the way to the goals which will help you know how you are progressing. I am very honest. If you are not making progress I will work with you find out why. But, in the end, the responsibility is on you to do your nightly homework so I can help you move forward. I am Berklee- trained and will soon be Berklee certified. I have taught and tutored students of all ages. Also, I play out a lot with a few different bands and I keep my knowledge fresh.

I hold a BA In history/political science from the College of Saint Rrose and an MA in history from the University of Albany. I keep my knowledge fresh and current.

I have been playing guitar for 20 years. I have been teaching guitar for 15 years. I have coached students toward their NYSSMA requirements. I have helped students through the college audition process. I have taught over 35 private students in the last 15 years with many wonderful reviews. I would be glad to put you in touch with one of them. I also offer a free assessment to you.

Please contact me so I can offer you a personalized conversation about your learning goals. I don't have a cookie cutter approach. I offer you what you want to know. One size does NOT fit all when it comes to tutoring!
I have a lot of experience teaching (tutoring) in guitar. I help you set clearly defined goals and objectives. Then I help you get there. The setting of goals is important because then we can work together toward them. There are milestones on the way to the goals which will help you know how you are progressing. I am very honest. If you are not Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Albany, NY 12205
In-person lessons
Music:
Guitar
History:
American History,
Political Science, Religion, Social Studies

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

American History

Received B.A. In History/Political Science from College of Saint Rose. Received M.A. In History from UAlbany. Study and lecture on Blues Music History.

Guitar

I have taught guitar in a private studio setting for many years (30+ students). I play in numerous live settings (orchestra pit, blues bands, etc.). I have experience in prepping students for NYSSMA and college music auditions. I have numerous college credits in music. I am currently enrolled in Berklee School of Music online for Jazz, Blues, and Rock guitar.

The College of Saint Rose
History
University at Albany
Master's
Berklee School of Music
Enrolled

Education

The College of Saint Rose (History)

University at Albany (Master's)

Berklee School of Music (Enrolled)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Andrew will travel within 20 miles of Albany, NY 12205.